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406-541-0752

515 S. Higgins Ave.
Missoula, MT 59801 (Map)
(Main floor in the historic 
Crystal Theater building)



Open Every Night @ 5pm



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The Silk Road 

EAST ASIA

SKEWERED BEEF TENDERLOIN with spicy Togarashi sauce on sesame-encrusted rice block (JAPAN)  House Favorite! GD     9.50
KHUA KHAO forbidden black rice stir-fried with blue crab, sugar snap peas & very spicy Thai green chile sauce, finished with a local egg sunny-side-up, crushed peanuts, green onions & fresh cucumber (CAMBODIA)  D       9.50
SCALLOP NHA LE pan-seared sea scallop finished with citrusy-sour yuzu, lemongrass, ginger, basil & nuac cham(VIETNAM) GD       10 ~


MAGHREB & THE LEVANT
HUMMUS Traditional Syrian style with tahini; GDV  3.50
OLIVE MEDLEY with Harissa & preserved lemons GDV 3.50
JAJ MA'A HASHWA baked chicken stuffed with lamb, 
Harissa
 & pine nuts, served in tomato-lemon-mint sauce (SYRIA) GD     8.75
AL TAGINE Cornish game hen slow cooked with Ras el Hanout, green olives, lemon, fennel & almonds; served over couscous (NORTH AFRICA) gD     8.75

  
EUROPE
ARTISANAL CHEESES daily assorted selection of fine cheeses (FRANCE)     4 ~
PORK SCHNITZEL with lemon, upon decadent cognac-cream sauce (AUSTRIA) House Favorite!    9.25
SEASONAL MUSHROOM SAUTEE in garlic, sherry, butter & fresh herbs; with crispy leeks served on grilled bread (FRANCE) House Favorite! gdv     9.50
PARISIENNE GNOCCHI with duck confit, leeks, herbs & seasonal mushrooms in a rich mushroom broth, finished with brandied cherries (FRANCE )         10 ~
 GOAT STROGANOFF local Montana goat slow-simmered in a rich red wine sauce with chèvre, dill, baby mushrooms  & kale; served over fresh papardelle pasta (HUNGARY)     11.00


NORTHERN MEDITERRANEAN
CURED MEATS dry-cured Spanish Chorizo & mild Soppressata (SPAIN & ITALY)     4 ~
GALICIAN PIE buttery & flaky pastry crust stuffed with slow-cooked shredded pork, finished with olive-orange gremolata (SPAIN)     10 ~
COUVE FLOR cauliflower florets crisped in extra virgin olive oil served over frisee, tossed with pickled mustard seeds, apples, raisins & caramelized shallot-sherry vinaigrette (PORTUGAL)   GDV   7 ~


CENTRAL ASIA 
KID NU GOSHT slow-braised Bitterroot lamb in Garam Masala coconut curry & with cashews & basmati rice (NEPAL) House Favorite! G     10.25
MASOOR DAHL thick curried stew of red lentils, coconut & kefir lime leaves, with grilled naan & seasonal chutney (INDIA) BEST OF 2013!  gdv     7.25
AMRISTSARI COD Pacific cod battered with chickpea flour & Persian Advieh, served crispy with creamy cucumber raita & lime pickle sauces (INDIA)  
Gd
   8 ~
BHINDI PANEER MASALA a spicy & aromatic Curry with okra, tomatoes, eggplant simmered with fresh house made paneer cheese, served over spiced basmati rice (INDIA) 
G
     8.00


THE AMERICAS
JAMAICAN JERK crispy pork belly tossed in spicy Jamaican jerk sauce served with rum-glazed pineapple  (JAMAICA) GD       9.50
CRAB DIP with sherry & cheese: Chesapeake style; with gluten free crackers (NORTHEASTERN USA) House Favorite!  G       9.50
TRUFFLE FRIES house-cut Kennebeck potato fries tossed in Oregon truffle-salt; served with artichoke-lemon aioli (OREGON) 
GDV  
     6.50
EMPANADA DE BETABEL roasted local beets, grilled corn, queso & kale in masa harina crust; served with walnut cream sauce (OAXACA   8 ~
CRAWFISH CAKES with red pepper, lemon juice, spicy gochujang, green onion & parsley, served with spicy Creole aioli (THE SOUTH, USA)     8 ~


SWEETS
MANGO HABANERO SORBET (FRANCE) House Favorite!  GDV 4 ~
BAKED CALZONE filled with chocolate ganache, raspberries & cream cheese, tossed in thyme-sugar & served with berry sauce (HINGHAM, MA)  House Favorite!    7~ 
BERRY COBBLER blackberries, blueberries, raspberries & strawberries toped with a buttermilk drop biscuit crust, finished with frozen lemon vanilla mousse (SOUTHEAST USA)      7.25
BLACKBERRY POT DU CRÈME  blackberry-infused dark chocolate custard topped with fresh whipped cream dusted with vibrant strawberry powder & almond tuille (FRANCE)  Gd   7.25 ~
SCOTTISH TOFFEE CAKE spiced date cake served warm drenched in toffee spiked with Uncle Carl's Prohibition-Style Whiskey; finished with fresh whipped cream (SCOTLAND)     7.25



*20% auto-gratuity included on all takeout orders

Disclaimer: The Silk Road is dedicated to carefully accommodating dietary sensitivities, however, cross contamination is possible for items labeled Gluten Free, Dairy Free, or Vegan. Fryer items are NOT cooked in separate GF/DF/V oil.



Wine Menu
REDS
Malbec, Susana Balbo, Mendoza, Aregentina* ~ 11.75 ~ 46.00 
Ripasso Valpolicella, Bussola, Superiore, Italy ~ 11.25 ~ 44.00
Cabernet Sauvignon/Agiorgitiko, Odé , Boutari, Korinthia, Greece ~ 11.00 ~ 43.00
Cotes-Du-Rhone, E. Guigal, Rhone Valley, France ~ 10.00 ~ 39.00 
Old Vine Zinfandel, Plungerhead, Dry Creek Valley, California ~ 9.75 ~ 38.00
Tempranillo, Crianza, Dinastia Vivanco, Rioja, Spain ~ 9.50 ~ 37.00
Carignan/Grenache, Onix, La Vilella Alta, Priorat, Spain ~ 9.25 ~ 36.00
Malbec, Felino, Paul Hobbs, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 9.00 ~ 35.00
Merlot, Paso Creek, Paso Robles, Sonoma, California, USA* ~ 8.50 ~ 33.00
Local Field Blend, Range Rider, Ten Spoon, Missoula, MT* ~ 8.50 ~ 33.00
Cinsault/Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon, Musar Jeune, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 8.25 ~ 32.00
Valpolicella Classico, Cesari, Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy ~ 8.00 ~ 31.00
Cabernet Blend (7 varietals), misSOULa, Misoula Winery, Missoula MT ~ 7.75 ~ 30.00
Old Vine Grenache, Fireblock, Clare Valley, Australia ~ 7.50 ~ 29.00
Syrah, Sixth Sense, Michael & David Phillips, Lodi, California* ~ 7.50 ~ 29.00
Cabernet Sauvignon, Hess Select, North Coast, California* ~ 7.25 ~ 28.00
Malbec, Tapiz, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Pinot Noir, Fleur de California, Central Coast, California ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00 
Carmenere, Nuevo Mundo, Maipo Valley, Chile* ~ 5.75 ~ 22.00
Garnacha, Borsao, Campo de Borja, Spain ~ 5.25 ~ 20.00

*Organic, or grown according to sustainable agricultural practices 


WHITES

Riesling Kabinett, Monchof, Urzig Wurzgarten, Mosel, Germany ~ 11.25 ~ 44.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Minet, Vieilles Vignes, Pouilly Fume, Loire, France ~ 11.00 ~ 43.00
Gavi, Palladino, Cortese di Gavi, Piedmont, Italy* ~ 10.00 ~ 39.00
Chardonnay, Morgan, Santa Lucia Highlands, California* ~ 9.50 ~ 37.00
Sparkling Prosecco Superiore, Sommariva, Conegliano Valdobbiadene, Veneto, Italy ~ 8.50 ~ 33.00
Moschofilero, Boutari,Mantinia, Greece ~ 8.00 ~ 31.00 
Gewurztraminer Blend (5 varietals),Gentil, Hugel, Alsace, France ~ 7.75 ~ 30.00
Albarino, Laxas, Rias Baixas, Spain ~ 7.50 ~ 29.00
Sparkling Cava, Conde de Subriats, Sant Sadurni d' Anoia, Spain ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Pinot Gris, King Estate, Lorane Valley, Oregon ~ 7.25 ~ 28.00
Sauvignon Blanc, Unique, Loire, France ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Sparkling Cava, 1+1=3, Aurelio Cabestrero, Cava, Spain ~ 7.00 ~ 27.00
Garganaga/Chardonnay, Anselmi, San Vincenzo, Soave, Veneto, Italy ~ 6.75 ~ 26.00
Rose of Malbec, Fabre-Montmayou, Mendoza, Argentina ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Chardonnay, A to Z, Dundee, Oregon ~ 6.50 ~ 25.00
Riesling, Notebook, Columbia Valley, Washington ~ 5.50 ~ 21.00
Chenin Blanc, Indaba, Western Cape, South Africa ~ 5.25 ~ 20.00

*Organic, or grown according to sustainable agricultural practices 

         

DESSERT WINE

Grenache Noir Blend, Banyuls Rimage, Les Close de Paulilles, France (Red)(2oz) ~ 6.50 ~ 34.00
Cherry/Pear/Zinfandel, Cherry Blossom, Ten Spoon, Missoula, MT* (Red)(3oz)  ~ 6.50 ~ 34.00 
Late Harvest Zinfandel, Tardio, Santa Julia, Mendoza, Argentina* (White)(3oz) ~ 6.00 ~ 22.00
Auslese of Chardonnay, Kracher, Burgenland, Austria (White)(2oz) ~ 6.00 ~ 35.00   
Moscato d'Asti, Saracco, Piedmont, Italy (White)(4oz) ~ 5.00 ~ 28.00

*Organic, or grown according to sustainable agricultural practices 


SANGRIA

Seasonal fruit-wine punch, both sweet and tart ~ 5.00 ~ 20.00

Connoisseur's List
REDS
Carignan, Santa Ema, Cachapoal Valley, Chile ~ 51
Cab Sauv/Cannanou, Tanca Farra, 2006, Sella Mosca, Alghero, Sardinia, Italy ~ 52
Cab Sauv/Cab Franc/Petit Verdot, Chateau Aney, 2009, Haute-Medoc, Bordeaux, France ~ 53
Cab Sauv/Merlot/Sangiovese, Super Tuscan, Le Sughere, 2009, Franssinello, Tuscany, Italy ~ 53
Cab Sauv/Carmenere, Bradisismo, 2008, Inama, Verona, Veneto, Italy ~ 54    
Zinfandel, JC Cellars, 2008, Iron Hill, Sonoma, California ~ 55
Pinot Noir, Calera, 2007, Mt. Harlan Cuvee, California ~ 55
Tempranillo, La Granja, 2000, Alejandro Fernandez, Zamora, Spain ~ 57
Pinot Noir, Couloir, 2010, Londer Vineyard, Anderson Valley, Santa Rosa, California ~ 60     
Nebbiolo, Gattinara, Mauro Franchino, 2004, Piedmont, Italy ~ 63
Syrah/Mazuelo/Garnacha, Mas de Can Blau, 2009, El Masroig, Montsant, Spain ~ 65
Cab Sauv/Carignan/Cinsault/Grenache, Chateau Musar, 2001, Gaston Hochar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 72 
Cabernet Sauvignon/Grenache, Pasanau, 2006, Priorat, Spain ~ 74
Chateauneuf du Pape GSM, La Roquete, 2007, Frederic & Daniel Brunier, Rhone, France ~ 76
Amarone della Valpolicella, Cesari, 2006, Veneto, Italy ~ 79
Tempranillo, Flor de Pingus, 2006, Dominio, Ribera Del Duero, Castilla y León, Spain ~ 95

WHITES
Sparkling Rose, Cerdon, La Cueille, Vin de Bugey, France ~ 47
Sauv Blanc/ Semillon (Bordeaux Blend), Chaleur Estate, 2008, Woodinville, Washington, USA ~ 51
Chardonnay, Neyers, 2008, Carneros District, California, USA ~ 53
Sparkling Brut Excellence, Gosset, NV, Champagne, Franc ~ 63
Obaideh/Merwah, Chateau Musar, 2003, Gaston Hochar, Bekaa Valley, Lebanon ~ 65 
White Merlot, Bianco Rovere, 2001, Brivio, Medrisio, Ticino, Switzerland ~ 69 
Sparkling Brut, Stocker, Cantina Spumanti Terlano, Alto Adige, Italy ~ 79 


G = Gluten Free
g = gluten free upon request

D = Dairy Free
d = dairy free upon request

V = Vegan
v = vegan upon request